President Pierre Nkurunziza makes his first public appearance in the capital since an attempted coup last week failed to oust him, warning of a threat posed by Islamist militants from Somalia. Pavithra George reports.
Burundi protests resume, Kenya calls for poll delay
By Goran Tomasevic
BUJUMBURA (Reuters) – Small groups of protesters resumed demonstrations on Monday against Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term, days after he survived an attempted coup.
On Monday, Kenya called for the presidential elections scheduled for June 26 to be postponed to allow for a “conducive environment” but said they still had to be held before the end of August, when Nkurunziza’s term officially closes. READ MORE